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Ant Farms, Do it yourself

Do-it-yourself ant farms are easy to assemble; ants can be collected from your backyard; kids are fascinated watching them, and they can lead into any number of additional lessons e.g. animal needs, adaptations, habitats, ecology, etc. For directions/videos Google: “ant farm do it yourself”. One of many is:  (For convenient bottles, one of which will fit into the other, cut the tops off a one-liter and a two-liter soda bottle.) Have fun, Bernie Nebel. Questions/comments, please email me at

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